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High school graduate Dani Raymond's parents are anxious to send her to the prestigious college they've picked out for her. But Dani wants to follow her dreams and land a spot on the Atlanta A&T drumline. It won't be easy, though: some of the uperclassmen don't want a girl on the line, and Dani finds herself in direct competition with her new love interest.

Over-the-hill stage actor Simon Axler struggles to find his passion for life again. Near his breaking point, he finds motivation in the form of a young and lustful lesbian Pegeen Stapleford, but as their relationship heats up Simon has a hard time keeping up with the youthful Pegeen.

Alex is an 18-year old Earthling who has an extraordinary talent for video game wizardry and conquers the Starfighter game. He is then recruited by alien Centauri to be part of an elite legion of fighters. Leaving behind his trailer park existence, he heads to the outer regions of space. Alex becomes the last hope for the beleaguered Star League and hundreds of worlds, including Earth.

Justin Long and Emmy Rossum are star-crossed lovers whose relationship blooms and unravels over the course of six years in this mysterious, dazzlingly original romance. When a chance encounter brings together the cynical Dell and the quick-witted Kimberly, the stage is set for a tempestuous love affair that unfolds like a puzzle.

Texas Ranger Samantha Payne reopens a fifteen-year-old missing person case, and uncovers evidence that suggests that the boy was likely murdered on a ranch belonging to wealthy family man, Scott Briggs. When Scott's estranged son unexpectedly returns home during the investigation, Samantha becomes even more convinced that the Briggs family was involved, and will stop at nothing to discover the truth about the boy's death; even putting her own life in jeopardy.

Irwin "Fletch" Fletcher is a Los Angeles journalist who really lives for his profession. As Jane Doe, he publishes articles that have caused several heads to roll in the past. This time, Fletch is in disguise as a bum, living at the beach, researching drugs and their dealing. One day, Fletch is addressed by Alan Stanwyk, a rich man, who asks him, the bum, a favor. For the sum of $50,000, Fletch should kill poor cancer-ridden Mr. Stanwyk with a gun, so that his wife will get the insurance money. What the guy didn't think of was Fletch's real profession. Returning into normal life, Fletch instantly takes up research not only to find out that Mr. Stanwyk is healthy as life itself but he also runs into certain connections between drug dealing at the beach, Alan Stanwyk, his private jet, the police and a very expensive piece of Land in Utah.

A high-rolling corporate shark and his impoverished young guide play the most dangerous game during a hunting trip in the Mojave Desert.

Stay-at-home mom Laura Miller chose family life over a glamorous career. Her husband Michael, a workaholic realtor, eternally conducts business on his cell phone while her seventeen-year-old son and twelve-year-old daughter are absorbed in their young life dramas. It's Mother's Day weekend and still nobody is paying attention to Laura's needs.

Seeking answers about the afterlife, Chicago medical student Nelson (Kiefer Sutherland) persuades his fellow pupils to help him end his life, and then resuscitate him in the nick of time. Atheist David (Kevin Bacon), playboy Joe (William Baldwin) and troubled Rachel (Julia Roberts) also journey into the unknown, looking for meaning in their own lives. As the experiments become more perilous, each is forced to contend with the paranormal consequences of trespassing on the other side.

A fallen warrior rises against a corrupt and sadistic ruler to avenge his dishonored master.

A chance encounter on the streets of Manhattan draws twenty-something aspiring writer Brian into a passionate love affair with a glamorous French woman. But she's married, and can only meet him for hotel room trysts between the hours of five and seven. As Brian yearns for more than just two hours a day with the woman of his dreams, he learns hard won lessons about life and love.

Teens in a secluded cabin in the woods are terrorized by evil demons from another world.

A second-generation petty thief arranges to get out of prison to spend time with his ailing son by taking on a job with his father to pay back the syndicate that arranged his release.

Three friends discover a mysterious machine that takes pictures 24 hours into the future and conspire to use it for personal gain, until disturbing and dangerous images begin to develop and tear their relationship apart.

"After a relaxing cabin vacation doesn't go as planned, Ash is left with three dead friends, an undead girlfriend and an angry evil spirit on the loose. As nightfall approaches, Ash must prepare to again battle the legions of the damned if he wants to make it to dawn."--Container.

An uptight and by-the-book cop tries to protect the outgoing widow of a drug boss as they race through Texas pursued by crooked cops and murderous gunmen.

A Foreign Service Officer newly posted to the American embassy in London is charged with stopping terrorists from getting into the US. After surviving a vicious attack on the embassy, she finds herself framed for crimes she didn't commit and racing to elude assassins while trying to clear her name and stop a large-scale terrorist attack set for New Year's Eve.

Clear the runway for VH1's three-time male model of the year. His face falls when hippie-chic Hansel scooters in to steal this year's award. The evil fashion guru Mugatu seizes the opportunity to turn Derek into a killing machine. It's a well-designed conspiracy and only with the help of Hansel and a few well-chosen accessories like Matilda can Derek make the world safe for male models everywhere.

A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs, the US Space program in Honolulu, Hawaii, and reconnects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog assigned to him.

Kacie is a seventeen-year-old girl struggling with guilt and anger after a tragic loss. When Kacie is arrested and sentenced to a work-release program at Spirit Riders, an equine therapy camp, she's clearly out of her element. However, she finds a kindred spirit in Blaze, a retired racehorse having difficulty adjusting to domesticated life. With the help of the ranch owner, Kacie helps re-train Blaze and, in the process, learns how to let go of her past and start moving forward.

A rousing musical depicting the life of George M. Cohan--playwright, entertainer, and composer.

After journalist Michael Finkel is fired from The New York Times for embellishing a story, he learns that accused murderer Christian Longo has been claiming to be him. Hoping this story will save his career, Finkel begins interviewing Longo in prison. But soon, the men find themselves in an eerie game of cat and mouse in this psychological drama.

Based on true events. Elijah Wood stars as John Malcolm Brinnin, the New York academic who brought Dylan Thomas to America. Celyn Jones plays the volatile celebrity poet, tormented by anonymity, alcohol and the abyss, who scandalized the Manhattan literati of the fifties and challenged Brinnin's hero worship of his work.

"Camp Firewood, 1981. It's the last day of summer camp and everyone is busy. Camp director Beth (Janeane Garofalo) is trying to keep order while falling in love with astrophysicist Henry (David Hyde Pierce). Henry is trying to save the camp from being hit by a piece of SKYLAB hurtling toward Earth. Camp counselor Coop is in love with Katie, who is in love with lifeguard Andy. If that's not enough, there's a waterfall rescue, talking vegetable cans, the misfits, the cool kids ... and more!"--Container.

A stunningly shot meditation on love and loss, New York newlyweds peter and Chloe fall into marital crisis while on a research vessel en route to Antarctica. As romantic bliss sours, Chloe takes comfort in the company of the ship's captain, a man who has good reason for setting himself adrift. As they sail towards the end of the Earth, filmmaker Scott Cohen's astonishingly assured, elegantly shot debut passes into troubled, Polanski-indebted waters.

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